Niccolò Paganini

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    The secret behind Paganini's amazing technique

    2019-04-18T11:00:00Z

    Generations of violinists have tried to discover what it was that made Paganini so legendary. In this article from 2014, the late great Ruggiero Ricci shared his thoughts with Strad readers

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    Violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini's Caprice no.2, aged 16

    2017-07-04T00:00:00Z

    Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini's Second Caprice at the age of 16 as an encore at the Gasteig Philharmonic Hall in Munich, Germany in 1990. Read: Paganini, the great violinist, is taught a lesson Watch: Violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini’s Caprice no.24

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    Violinist David Garrett performs Paganini Caprice no.24 at La Scala, Milan

    2017-05-01T00:00:00Z

    David Garrett performs Paganini's Caprice no.24 with Filarmonica della Scala in Milan, conducted by Riccardo Chailly on 30 May 2015. Watch: David Garrett performs on the ‘Cannon’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ violin Watch: Violinist David Garrett performs Mozart aged 14

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    Paganini, the great violinist, is taught a lesson

    2016-10-27T00:00:00Z

    In honour of the virtuoso’s birthday, we reprint a humorous article from The Strad’s 1893 issue

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    Violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini's Caprice no.24

    2016-06-10T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Maxim Vengerov performs Paganini's Caprice no.24 as an encore at the Luna Classics Festival 2014 in Nyon, Switzerland. Watch: Maxim Vengerov on playing the violin like Mozart Watch: Maxim Vengerov on taking time to explore the fingerboard

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    Niccolò Paganini

    Niccolò Paganini was born in Genoa, Italy, Oct 27, 1782 and is considered by many to be one of the greatest violinists of all time. The young musician first received lessons from his father and later from the most reputable teachers in Genoa. In 1801 Paganini travelled ...